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H.R.1495 Gold Reserve Transparency Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 23, 2011 Subcommittee Hearings Held.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Banking and Currency - Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade, and Technology

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  • 96% of users support H.R.1495

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    • On July 17, 2011, by teufelhunden - Wallowing in committee. WOW, what a surprise! Nothing to see here people, move along, trust us we have the gold.

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      As noted by teufelhunden, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 17, 2011, "Wallowing in committee. WOW, what a surprise! Nothing to see here people, move along, trust us we have the gold."
    • On May 12, 2011, by SignOfTheDollar - This should be a relatively simple matter since it is my belief that our country have virtually no gold reserves. Its not like their using it to back the Dollar.

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      As noted by SignOfTheDollar, a user on OpenCongress.org, on May 12, 2011, "This should be a relatively simple matter since it is my belief that our country have virtually no gold reserves. Its not like their using it to back the Dollar."

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    • Bills Ron Paul has Sponsored in the 12th Congress - SpursTalk.com ... - July 22, 2012 by Galileo - H.R.1495: Gold Reserve Transparency Act of 2011 – Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to conduct a full assay, inventory, and audit of federal gold reserves, including an analysis of the sufficiency of the measures taken for ...

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      As noted by Galileo on July 22, 2012, "H.R.1495: Gold Reserve Transparency Act of 2011 – Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to conduct a full assay, inventory, and audit of federal gold reserves, including an analysis of the sufficiency of the measures taken for ..." (/url?q=http://www.spurstalk.com/forums/showthread.php%3Ft%3D201471&sa=U&ei=KCATULCVL4H69gTlrYGADw&ved=0CDMQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNGm2LyXYL_drOWfHrhLQ1pyhjRnZQ)
    • Bills Ron Paul has Sponsored in the 12th Congress - SpursTalk.com ... - July 22, 2012 by Galileo - H.R.1495: Gold Reserve Transparency Act of 2011 – Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to conduct a full assay, inventory, and audit of federal gold reserves, including an analysis of the sufficiency of the measures taken for ...

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      As noted by Galileo on July 22, 2012, "H.R.1495: Gold Reserve Transparency Act of 2011 – Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to conduct a full assay, inventory, and audit of federal gold reserves, including an analysis of the sufficiency of the measures taken for ..." (/url?q=http://www.spurstalk.com/forums/showthread.php%3Ft%3D201471&sa=U&ei=gLcRUI3UHOa36wGrt4C4AQ&ved=0CDMQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNFSszhkqFAOLcNzNXMHz8wr8yDm0Q)
    • Bills Ron Paul has Sponsored in the 12th Congress - SpursTalk.com ... - July 21, 2012 by Galileo - H.R.1495: Gold Reserve Transparency Act of 2011 – Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to conduct a full assay, inventory, and audit of federal gold reserves, including an analysis of the sufficiency of the measures taken for ...

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      As noted by Galileo on July 21, 2012, "H.R.1495: Gold Reserve Transparency Act of 2011 – Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to conduct a full assay, inventory, and audit of federal gold reserves, including an analysis of the sufficiency of the measures taken for ..." (/url?q=http://www.spurstalk.com/forums/showthread.php%3Ft%3D201471&sa=U&ei=iKcWUKaNIor40gGvtIDgCA&ved=0CDgQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNHgEpW_om_Zgtj6Qq3OLJWU-mL8Ew)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Lifting Gold's Veil of Secrecy - June 29, 2011 by Motley Fool - Ron Paul (R-Texas) has sponsored HR 1495, the Gold Reserve Transparency Act of 2011. This bill parallels Paul's better-known effort to force an audit of the Federal Reserve. Frankly, both efforts could help make the global gold market much more ...

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      As noted by Motley Fool on June 29, 2011, " Ron Paul (R-Texas) has sponsored HR 1495, the Gold Reserve Transparency Act of 2011. This bill parallels Paul's better-known effort to force an audit of the Federal Reserve. Frankly, both efforts could help make the global gold market much more ... " (http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2011/06/29/lifting-golds-veil-of-secrecy.aspx)
    • Ron Paul Calls for Transparency in Hearing and Legislation on U.S. Gold Reserves - June 27, 2011 by CoinNews.net (press release) - If passed, HR 1495 would require the Treasury Secretary to complete a full assay, inventory and audit of all US gold reserves to be finished within six months following the enactment of the Act. It would further direct the GAO to review the results of ...

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      As noted by CoinNews.net (press release) on June 27, 2011, " If passed, HR 1495 would require the Treasury Secretary to complete a full assay, inventory and audit of all US gold reserves to be finished within six months following the enactment of the Act. It would further direct the GAO to review the results of ..." (http://www.coinnews.net/2011/06/27/ron-paul-calls-for-transparency-in-hearing-and-legislation-on-u-s-gold-reserves/)
    • Financial services - June 23, 2011 by Lexology (registration) - On Thursday, June 23, the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology (Representative Ron Paul (R-TX), Chairman) will hold a hearing titled, “Investigating the Gold: HR 1495, the Gold Reserve Transparency Act of ...

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      As noted by Lexology (registration) on June 23, 2011, " On Thursday, June 23, the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology (Representative Ron Paul (R-TX), Chairman) will hold a hearing titled, “Investigating the Gold: HR 1495, the Gold Reserve Transparency Act of ... " (http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=33fa859e-f6e6-4379-9f89-fec13b9efbde)
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